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Chronic Tension Headaches – What You Need to Know

Tension headaches are a painful, frustrating problem that affects millions of Americans. Some people even suffer from them chronically. Here is everything you need to know about chronic tension headaches from the pain management experts at Tieperman Health and Wellness! What is a tension headache? The easiest way to describe a tension headache is the feeling of having a tight headband around your forehead. The pain from these headaches is often around the eyes, the head, and/or neck. On average, they occur two times a month, but they can be chronic as well, happening up to fifteen times a month. Read more
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What Do Chiropractors Do?

The majority of people believe that chiropractors only help patients with back issues; however, they do so much more! This article will explain in more detail what exactly our chiropractors do. The Tieperman Health & Wellness Center wants to ensure that our clients have a good understanding of what our chiropractors do and why they do it! The Medical Definition Chiropractors are medical professionals that specialize in the study of neuromuscular disorders. Along with this, they receive special training in manual adjustment techniques that help align the spine and eliminate misalignments that may be causing issues or pain in some Read more
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Foot Massage: 7 Unexpected Benefits

Everyone loves a good foot massage after being on their feet all day. They are relaxing and help bring down the swelling that comes with being on your feet all the time. However, did you know that there are many medical benefits to getting foot massages other than just relaxation? That is the exact reason why massage is such an essential aspect of our treatments at Tieperman Health and Wellness. Here are a few of the benefits that you might not even consider when it comes to foot massage. 7 Unexpected Benefits of Foot Massage Improved Circulation Most people in Read more
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Acupuncture for Depression: What You Need to Know

In 2016, a study found that 16 million Americans suffer from depression. Due to the isolation that came with the COVID-19, those numbers have seen a significant increase. Depression has always been a formidable condition to treat, and researchers are continually looking for new, effective ways to address this devastating condition.  One treatment option that researchers are eyeing is acupuncture. Yes, acupuncture, the same form of Traditional Chinese Medicine that treats arthritis, menstrual cramps, and other physical ailments. While depression is still most commonly treated with therapy or medication, acupuncture for depression has become an alternate or complementary treatment form. Read more
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Early Signs of Arthritis

Arthritis is an incredibly frustrating and debilitating problem that affects over 54 million Americans. Not only is it painful, but it inhibits movement, and prevents people from doing the things they love! However, the trick with arthritis is getting diagnosed and treating it quickly. For that reason, knowing the early warning signs and when you need to go to the doctor is vital. Here are a few of the early signs of arthritis that you need to keep an eye on! Early Arthritis Symptoms Joint Pain – Joint pain does not ALWAYS point to arthritis, but if it is very Read more
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How to Relieve Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is a common form of pain in the heel or arch of the foot. This heel pain is caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia tissue, which connects the heel bone to the toes. Plantar Fasciitis is very common, and can usually resolve itself within 6 to 18 months without treatment. However, heel pain can be very frustrating for those who seek to live an active lifestyle. Luckily, there are several ways you can relieve heel pain from plantar fasciitis. At-home Plantar Fasciitis Treatments First, try these at-home Plantar Fasciitis treatments and stretches: Calf Stretch –This exercise can Read more
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Knee Pain: Is Acupuncture the Answer?

Does your knee always ache? Is it difficult for you to bend and flex it? You may struggle with chronic knee pain. Knee pain can be very frustrating, as it affects not only your ability to live an active lifestyle but also your capacity to perform necessary daily activities, like walking around or climbing stairs. One of the most common causes of chronic knee pain is Osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease in which the protective cartilage around bones gradually wears away. In short, Osteoarthritis makes it difficult to extend the knee and causes stiffness, pain, and inflammation.  Osteoarthritis Read more
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Symptoms of A Herniated Disc

Everyone suffers from back pain at one time or another. Sometimes it is from straining a muscle at the gym or sleeping wrong the night before. However, there are other times that the pain could is something more serious. One of those causes is a herniated disc. Discs are small pieces of tissue with jelly in the center that help cushion each one of your vertebrae. A herniated disc occurs when part of that jelly is pushed out, causing a bulge. Herniated discs are severe, and should be treated early. However, differentiating them from other medical conditions can be difficult. Read more
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Is Your Diet Causing Your Back Pain?

Many factors can cause back pain. Whether your pain is acute or chronic, nailing down the exact cause can be a difficult task. Most people look to muscle strains, herniated disks, or bad posture as the most likely culprits. However, did you know that your diet could be the cause? While most people understand that a healthy diet is vital to a healthy life, they often do not see that it can be a direct cause to back pain or indeed, make it worse. Luckily, the Frisco, TX nutrition experts at Tieperman Health and Wellness are always here to make Read more
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Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Acupuncture has been a vital part of Chinese medicine dating back thousands of years. It is performed by inserting hair-thin needles just through the skin along meridians and restore the correct flow of energy through the body. Scientists have found that many of the acupuncture points correspond with deep nerve locations. Therefore, if the needles are activated (electrically stimulated), the nerves, in turn, activate. The stimulated nerves then cause the brain to release endorphins blocking pain signals. This release of endorphins can treat pain that results in a variety of different ailments.  In modern times, acupuncture treats anything from migraines Read more